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The Universal Mind Hypothesis by Kar Lee
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy(3.00 from 2 reviews)
So, what is consciousness? Young was blind in half of his visual field when he appeared on NOVA(PBS). But if you threw him a ball from the blind side, he would catch it without knowing what he did. He had blindsight. His brain knew something that he did not. When one's brain acts on its own without the person knowing it, we have a p-zombie. This book is about why we aren't unconscious automatons.
Hold That Thought Reappraising The Work of Dr Caroline Leaf by Dr C. Edward Pitt
Price: Free! Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
Does negative thinking make us sick? Does positive thinking improve our health and well-being? The popular Christian author, Dr Caroline Leaf, thinks so. Modern science disagrees. With 20 years experience in clinical medicine, & backed up by 300 current scientific references, Dr Pitt highlights the current science on thought & stress, & provides a new perspective on Dr Leafs writing and teaching.
Nobody Knows (The Thing That Really Matters About) Anything! by Nobody!
Series: Goldman's Bulldog Presents, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
"While some early reviews by Nobodies indicate that this book is a work of meta-fiction, I prefer to think of it as a work of meta-non-fiction--one which I'm sure has Truman Capote turning over in his grave. He had his own opinion about how the true story of multiple murders ought to be told." Nobody!
Climate Change and Peak-Oil by Kar Lee
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
Learning for Sustainability by Sarah Speight
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels by Thomas Blakeslee
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective by Simon Gosling
Price: Free! Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Gosling and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities by Naomi Sykes
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities is an Open Educational Resource written by Naomi Sykes and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us by Greg Downey
Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and helps us to anticipate what might happen to us in the future. Easy-to-read but challenging, this book is an ideal introduction to our species' origin.
The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science by Fourat Janabi
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
Evolution of the Self by Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The prevailing theory of evolution according to Darwin as adapted and altered over the years has run its course. It no longer fits the science. It no longer answers the questions raised by epigenetics, clinical death, social behavior and molecular physics - nor love. Evolution of the Self unveils a scientifically validated understanding of evolution. PLEASE DO NOT POST A REVIEW.
Snake Sex, French Werewolves, and Outer Space. (Plus Other Cool Stuff) by Burl Barer
Price: Free! Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution(3.00 from 1 review)
Snake sex and French Werewolves are only two peculiar topics given a light hearted yet insightful consideration by internationally famed doctor and surgeon, Ata Egrari, as he ponders whether or not life is on purpose. Filled with interesting facts and stimulating questions, Egrari makes a bold case for life, in all its weirdness, being a work of genius.
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth by D Cecchini
Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!
Green Energy War by John Geesman
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
From Homo Erectus to Homo Sapiens: The Origins Of Human Behavior by Willard W. Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Where did we come from? Every civilization since the dawn of man has asked that question and every one has had its own creation myth. Science, too, has its own explanation of human origins, an explanation we might presume to be based upon objective analysis of all available scientific evidence—but is it?
Graphene 101 An Inventor's Guide to Making Graphene by Robert Murray-Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Being such a fascinating material lots of people are interested in it and it has become something of a mystery that is generally thought of as being something only an expensive lab can produce. This is far from the truth. This book grew out of a series of youtube videos i created to show how graphene could be made in your own home with a minimum of materials and tools.
Aging by Design: How New Thinking on Aging Will Change Your Life by Theodore Goldsmith
Price: Free! Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Why do we age? This scientific mystery remains unsolved and has major implications for medicine and public health. This short book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to treat or prevent age-related diseases. 5/14
Astrološki priručnik by Marat M'saev Daan
Price: Free! Words: 31,380. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy(5.00 from 1 review)
Ova knjiga je nastala kao pomoc svim ljudima koji vole astrologiju a ne znaju gde mogu da nadju potrebne stvari za radjenje natalnih karti. Iako ce Vam ova knjiga pomoci u tome, ona ipak sadrzi samo bazicne stvari, ipak je Astrologija mnogo kompleksnija nauka da bi mogla da stane u samo jednu knjigu.
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science by Lawrence Flammer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.